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Edited by Ayzin Küden

Çukurova University


Ali Küden

Çukurova University

The book of “Prunus” contains chapters on breeding, germplasm, fruit tree physiology, and production of Prunus species, written by authors from different parts of the world. Prunus is one of the most important fruit genera widely spread according to the various climatic and soil conditions. This wide adaptability of the Prunus genus gives an opportunity for it to be grown in many parts of the world. In modern taxonomy, subgenera of Prunus such as Amygdalus, Cerasus, Laurocerasus, Lithocerasus, Padus and Prunus include many species among which Prunus persica L., Prunus domestica L., Prunus armeniaca L., Prunus avium L. are the main ones. Briefly, this book is on Prunus species, which is one of the main fruit and nursery plants grown in the world.

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PrunusEdited by Ayzin Küden

Published: December 23rd 2020

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.87486

ISBN: 978-1-83962-608-1

Print ISBN: 978-1-83962-607-4

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83962-609-8

Copyright year: 2020

Books open for chapter submissions

722 Total Chapter Downloads


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1. Plum Breeding

By Madalina Butac


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2. The North American Plums (Prunus Spp.): A Review of the Taxonomic and Phylogenetic Relationships

By Dario J. Chavez and José X. Chaparro


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3. Response of Growth Inhibitor Paclobutrazol in Fruit Crops

By Naira Ashraf and Moieza Ashraf


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4. Flowering of Sweet Cherries “Prunus avium” in Tunisia

By Thouraya Azizi-Gannouni and Youssef Ammari


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5. Production Technology of Peach, Plum and Apricot in India

By Bhende Siddhesh Shamrao


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6. Sea Almond as a Promising Feedstock for Green Diesel: Statistical Optimization and Power Rate Law Based Chemical Kinetics of Its Consecutive Irreversible Methanolysis

By Chizoo Esonye, Okechukwu Donminic Onukwuli, Akuzuo Uwaoma Ofoefule, Cyril Sunday Ume and Nkiruka Jacintha Ogbodo


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